Do you live separate from the world? As a follower of Jesus, Scripture instructs you to have nothing to do with deeds of darkness and the ways of this world. But how are you to do that?
Does it mean you should stay away from non-Christian people, and never attend non-Christian parties, and shun all non-Christian activities and places? Some Christians think so.
Of course, the religious mentality which says we must avoid all sinful people and sinful places is nearly impossible to consistently practice, which tells us that this is probably not what God had in mind.
In this episode of the One Verse Podcast, we look at Genesis 1:4 and see how God separated light from darkness on the first day of creation, and from this, draw some tentative conclusions about how you and I can separate from darkness without falling into the trap of religion.
The Text of Genesis 1:4
Genesis 1:4. And God saw the light, that it was good; and God divided the light from the darkness.
In this discussion of Genesis 1:4 we look at:
- What does it mean for God to “see” the light?
- How God wants us to view this world (contrary to what many religions teach).
- How God “defeats” darkness, both in creation and in our life.
- How you can live as a light in the darkness of this world.
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Downloadable Podcast Resources
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